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Vinegar bottle: C/G.254 & A-1931

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Glassmaker: Unknown




Lead glass. Vase-like shape. Ovate body with lip, with ribs decorated with slight cutting. Collar over a short stem. Terraced foot, cut square. Stopper, hollow, with similar ribs, cut, and with ball top.


History note: The Varty-Smith Collection formed by J.C. Varty-Smith of Penrith.

Legal notes

Given by the Misses Varty-Smith

Measurements and weight

Height: 6 3/4 in
Width: 1 3/4 in

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1931-10-23) by Varty-Smith, Misses

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C/G.254 & A-1931
Primary reference Number: 26885
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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